Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips. Featuring trips from Chicago to Los Angeles, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way, you can visit all of Route 66's kooky roadside attractions and friendly towns with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road! Inside Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips:Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughout Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directions Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip Covers Los Angeles, Chicago, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips is perfect for exploring the USA in the classic American way - by road trip! Looking for more extensive coverage? Lonely Planet USA our most comprehensive guide to USA, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems, or check out Discover USA, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Also, check out Lonely Planet's Los Angeles and Chicago guides for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer, or Pocket Los Angeles or Pocket Chicago, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for quick visits. There's More in Store for You: For more US road-tripping ideas, check out Lonely Planet's Road Trips guides to San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country and Pacific Coast Highways and Lonely Planet's Best Trips guides to California, New England, Southwest USA, Pacific Northwest, Florida & the South, New York & the Mid-Atlantic, and USA. Or start with our FREE SAMPLER '3 of the USA's Best Road Trips' with excerpts from each Road Trips guide to help you pick which region to explore first. Also, check out Lonely Planet's Road Trips guides to ChActeaux of the Loire Valley, Normandy & D-Day Beaches, and Provence & Southeast France and Lonely Planet's Best Trips guides to Italy, France, and Ireland for some European road trip inspiration. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.